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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
225 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

TXZ012-102200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
225 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 60          38          72          52          82
Temp          37 35 44 56 60 53 46 42 40 38 51 66 72 66 59 56 54 52 63 77 82 75
DewPt         34 33 33 32 32 33 34 34 34 35 38 42 43 45 47 48 48 48 51 55 53 54
Min/Max RH                   35          92          35          89          37
RH            89 92 65 40 35 46 63 73 79 89 61 42 35 47 64 74 80 86 65 47 37 48
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      16 12 13 12  8  4  4  5  6  8 11 14 16 12 13 13 12 11 13 13 13 11
Clouds        SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     35  8  6  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  6  2  5 12  6  1  4 11
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt        2 <1  3  3  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  7 <1
Vent Rate     40  5 43 39 22  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 43 51 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 35 98 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N  N  N SE SW SW  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    23 11 19 14  8  3  3  6  6  8 12 19 19 12 13 13 11 10 12 16 17 10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 10/13/17 Sat 10/14/17 Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       59      83      61      80      50      69      44      69
Temp          64 59 79 76 65 61 77 71 56 50 66 61 49 44 65 62
DewPt         56 56 58 57 59 58 58 54 48 40 36 36 38 38 38 42
Max/Min RH         90      41      90      44      74      30      79      34
RH            75 90 49 52 81 90 52 55 74 68 33 39 66 79 37 48
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW      NE       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0      20      20      20       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-102200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
225 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 58          37          71          50          81
Temp          35 33 42 54 58 51 44 41 39 37 50 65 71 64 57 54 52 50 61 76 81 73
DewPt         34 32 33 32 33 35 35 35 35 35 38 42 45 46 47 48 48 48 51 54 52 52
Min/Max RH                   39          96          39          96          38
RH            96 96 69 43 39 53 70 79 85 92 63 42 39 52 69 80 86 93 70 47 38 48
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      13 11 11  9  4  3  4  5  5  6 12 14 16 11 11 12 10  9 12 12 13 10
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     18  3  4  1  1  0  0  0  1  3  1  0  1  1  3  6 11 12  5  5  3  8
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt        2 <1  2  3  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  7 <1
Vent Rate     23  5 28 30 12  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 43 51 <1 <1 <1  5 <1 15 30 98 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N NE  E SE SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    17 11 16 11  5  2  5  6  6  8 14 19 19 11 12 13 11 10 11 13 17  9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 10/13/17 Sat 10/14/17 Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       56      82      59      79      47      68      43      69
Temp          61 56 78 75 64 59 76 69 53 47 64 60 48 43 65 62
DewPt         54 55 56 53 57 58 55 49 43 37 36 39 39 40 41 44
Max/Min RH         96      38      96      39      69      33      89      38
RH            78 96 47 46 78 96 48 49 69 68 35 46 71 89 41 52
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW       N      NE       E       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0      20      20      10       5       5       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-102200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
225 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 62          41          74          55          84
Temp          41 39 48 58 62 55 49 45 43 41 53 68 74 68 62 59 57 55 66 79 84 77
DewPt         35 34 33 31 30 32 32 33 34 35 38 41 43 45 47 48 48 48 51 54 53 54
Min/Max RH                   30          82          33          82          34
RH            79 82 56 36 30 40 53 62 70 79 56 36 33 43 58 67 72 79 57 42 34 45
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE SE  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      12 10 11 11  8  4  4  4  4  4  8 13 14 11 12 13 11 10 13 13 14 10
Clouds        SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     43 11  6  1  0  0  0  0  3  4  1  0  0  0  1  3  2  8  3  8  3 10
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     2
Mix Hgt        2 <1  3  4  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  7 <1
Vent Rate     36  4 45 49 28  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 50 76  6  6  6  5  5 18 36125 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N  N NE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    20  8 17 16  9  3  4  5  5  5 12 18 21 12 11 12 11 10 13 18 20 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 10/13/17 Sat 10/14/17 Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       61      85      63      81      52      70      47      72
Temp          66 61 81 78 67 63 78 72 58 52 67 63 52 47 68 65
DewPt         57 56 56 56 59 59 57 52 48 40 35 35 38 38 37 41
Max/Min RH         85      37      87      40      69      27      71      31
RH            73 85 42 46 74 87 48 49 69 63 30 35 58 71 33 42
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW      NE       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0      20      20      20       5       0       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-102200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
225 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 61          40          74          54          84
Temp          39 37 46 57 61 54 47 44 42 40 53 68 74 68 61 58 56 54 65 79 84 77
DewPt         35 33 33 32 31 33 32 33 34 35 38 42 44 46 47 48 48 48 51 55 53 53
Min/Max RH                   32          84          34          83          34
RH            85 86 60 38 32 45 57 66 73 81 58 39 34 45 61 69 74 80 60 43 34 43
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE SE  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      13 10 11 11  6  4  4  5  5  6 10 13 16 11 13 13 12 11 13 13 14 11
Clouds        SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     38 10  5  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  2  1  0  0  1  2  2  9  4  7  4 11
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     2
Mix Hgt        2 <1  3  4  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  7 <1
Vent Rate     36  4 35 46 27  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 54 67  4  6  6  6  5 19 32119 <1
T Wind Dir     N NW  N  N  N NE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    20  8 16 14  9  3  4  6  5  5 12 20 21 12 12 13 12 11 14 18 19 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 10/13/17 Sat 10/14/17 Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       60      85      63      81      51      69      46      71
Temp          65 60 81 78 67 63 78 72 57 51 66 62 51 46 67 64
DewPt         56 56 56 56 58 58 57 52 48 39 35 36 38 38 38 41
Max/Min RH         87      37      85      41      73      29      74      32
RH            73 87 42 47 73 85 48 50 73 65 32 38 61 74 34 44
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SW      NE       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0      20      20      10       5       0       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ006-102200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
225 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 59          37          73          50          83
Temp          34 32 42 54 59 52 45 41 39 37 50 67 73 66 58 55 53 50 62 77 83 74
DewPt         32 30 32 29 29 32 33 34 34 34 37 40 42 45 47 48 48 46 49 51 49 51
Min/Max RH                   32          92          33          90          31
RH            92 92 66 38 32 46 62 75 82 89 61 37 33 46 68 77 83 87 62 40 31 44
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NW SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      11  9  9  8  4  4  5  5  6  8 12 17 19 13 12 12 12 10 13 14 16 12
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     17  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  2  1  0  1  9  2  3  6  4  3 13
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     3     3
Mix Hgt        1 <1  3  4  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  6 <1
Vent Rate     13  4 33 32 17 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 38 70 <1 <1 <1  6 <1 23 60114 <1
T Wind Dir     N NW  N  N  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    13  8 14 10  5  4  6  6  8  9 13 21 24 12 11 14 16 11 12 17 21 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Freeze         W  W


Date          Fri 10/13/17 Sat 10/14/17 Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       54      84      55      80      45      67      42      71
Temp          60 54 79 75 61 55 76 69 52 45 63 59 47 42 66 64
DewPt         54 52 46 47 49 52 44 40 41 35 32 34 36 37 38 41
Max/Min RH         92      27      92      26      67      28      82      32
RH            80 92 31 37 67 92 32 35 65 67 31 39 66 82 36 43
PWind Dir          SW      SW      SW      SW       N      NE       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0      20      10      10       5       0       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS

$$

OKZ002-102200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
225 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 61          37          74          51          85
Temp          37 35 45 57 61 54 45 42 40 37 51 68 74 67 59 56 54 51 64 79 85 76
DewPt         34 32 33 30 30 32 32 33 33 34 38 41 43 46 49 49 49 47 50 53 51 53
Min/Max RH                   31          92          33          89          31
RH            90 90 63 36 31 43 60 70 76 89 61 37 33 47 69 77 83 86 60 41 31 45
Wind Dir       N NW NW  N  N NE SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      13 10 11 10  8  4  4  5  5  6 11 16 17 12 13 12 13 11 13 13 14 12
Clouds        SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     48 16  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  9  6  5 14  2  0  1  2  9
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     3     4
Mix Hgt        3 <1  3  4  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  7 <1
Vent Rate     60  2 42 52 26  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 45 74 <1 <1  4  4 <1  9 22104 <1
T Wind Dir     N NW  N  N NE  E  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    23  6 16 14  8  3  5  5  6  6 13 20 24 11 12 12 12 10 10 12 18 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 10/13/17 Sat 10/14/17 Sun 10/15/17 Mon 10/16/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       57      86      56      79      46      67      43      72
Temp          63 57 81 77 62 56 75 69 53 46 63 60 48 43 67 64
DewPt         56 53 49 50 55 55 49 44 39 37 34 35 36 35 37 40
Max/Min RH         86      29      94      32      70      30      74      30
RH            78 86 33 39 77 94 40 40 60 70 33 39 63 74 33 41
PWind Dir          SW      SW       S      SW      NW       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0      20      10      10       5       0       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS

$$

Below is a weather element key for this product

Day 1 through 3...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
DewPt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
Min/Max RH or Max/Min RH(%).........Maximum/Minimum Humidity
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Dir(8 point compass)...........20ft Wind Direction
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20ft Wind Speed
Clouds(CAT).........................Cloud Cover Category
     Example: CL = Clear; FW = Few; SC = Scattered;
              B1 = Mostly Cloudy; B2 = Considerable Clouds; OV = Overcast
Clouds(%)...........................Cloud Cover as a Percentage
PoP 12HR(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
QPF 12HR(IN)........................Liquid Equivalent Precipitation Amount
Weather...
     Type...
       Rain...........Rain
       Rain Shwrs.....Rain Showers
       Tstms..........Thunderstorms
       Drizzle........Drizzle
       Snow...........Snow
       Snow Shwrs......Snow Showers
       Sleet..........Sleet
       Flurries.......Flurries
       Frzg Rain......Freezing Rain
       Frzg Drzl......Freezing Drizzle
     Coverage...
       IS.............Isolated
       SC.............Scattered
       NM.............Numerous
       O..............Occasional
       S..............Slight Chance
       C..............Chance
       L..............Likely
       WD.............Widespread
       D..............Definite
       AR.............Areas
       PA.............Patchy
LAL(CAT)............................Lightning Activity Level
Haines(CAT).........................Haines Index
Mix Hgt(Thousands of FT AGL)........Mixing Height
     Example: 6 = 6000 Feet; 12 = 12000 Feet; <1 = Less than 1000 Feet
Vent Rate(Thousands of KT-FT AGL)...Ventilation Rate
     Example: 12 = 12,000 Feet; 120 = 120,000 Feet; <1 = Less than than 100 Foot
T Wind Dir(8 Point Compass).........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd(MPH).....................Transport Wind Speed
RFTI................................Red Flag Threat Index
     Category...
       HS............Historically Critical
       EX............Extremely Critical
       CH............Critical - High
       CL............Critical - Low
       EL............Elevated
       NO............None
Watch/Warning/Advisory...
     Example: W = Warning; Y = Advisory; A = Watch
     in effect for the indicated hour

Day 4 through 7...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
DewPt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 FT. Wind Speed
     Example: <15 = Less Than 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH or Greater
Avg Clouds(CAT).....................Average Cloud Cover Category
PoP 12HR(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
Weather...
     See Day 1 through 3 Weather Descriptions



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